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Registered Charity 1163073

Note these are the Objects of the old unincorporated association charity, registered number 1005211, which has now been superceded by the Charitable Incorporated Organisation version, registered charity 1163073.


The name of the Society shall be "Furness Railway Trust", hereinafter referred to as "the Society".


The objects of the Society shall be to establish a railway museum for the benefit of the public and in furtherance, but not otherwise, the Society may:

(a) Acquire and preserve railway locomotives, railway carriages and other items of rolling stock and associated equipment.

(b) Restore and maintain such items, house them and put them on display; loan or hire them so that they may be used, if practicable, and make suitable arrangements for their continued preservation as far as is possible.

(c) Sponsor the publication of books, articles etc. containing information about these items and rolling stock and railways generally, and otherwise to promote interest in these subjects.

(d) Employ and pay any person or persons, not being members of the management committee, to supervise, organise and carry on the work of the Society and make all reasonable and necessary provision for the payment of pensions and superannuation to or on behalf of employees and their widows or other defendants.

(e) Purchase, take on lease or in exchange, hire or otherwise acquire any property and any rights and privileges necessary for the promotion of such objects and construct, maintain and alter any buildings or erections needed for the work of the Society.

(f) Make any regulations for any property which may be so acquired.

(g) Sell, let, mortgage, dispose of or turn to account all or any of the assets of the Society.

(h) Subject to such consents as may be required by law, accept gifts and borrow or raise money for such objects on such terms and on such security as may be thought fit.

(i) Procure contributions to the Society by personal or written appeals, public meetings or otherwise.


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